Millions of Americans have launched their careers through military service. It can be a fantastic opportunity to travel, network, gain leadership experience, and maturity when you are young.

So it should be no surprise that many of your favorite television stars also got their start in uniform, but we compiled a list of five veteran celebrities who you may not have suspected ever served.

Related: This former Marine infantryman will be the villain in “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.”


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